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IEN Calendar for 6-8-2018

WHAT: Beachfront Lights Out
WHERE: all seaward, beachfront properties
WHEN: 9 p.m.- 8 a.m.
MORE INFO: US Fish and Wildlife Service discourages the use of outdoor lights when not required, in order to protect nesting sea turtles. When on the beach at dark, use red filters on flashlights. Artificial light such as flashlights without filters are prohibited on the beach at night. This includes flashlights on phones as well.

Mondays
WHAT: Memoir Writing Circle
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
MORE INFO: Come and share your stories. 843.883.3914.

 

WHAT: Writers Rock! (teen)

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Do you love creative writing?  Come to share your interest and work with a friendly audience.  We will write from prompts and bring outside writing to discuss what is good and how to make it better.  Limited to 12 participants per session.  Call 843.883.3914 for space availability.
 
Tuesdays
WHAT: Toddler Storytime
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
MORE INFO: Enjoy picture books, flannel board fun, sing-a-longs, poetry and activities that encourage language skills. (Ages 2-3 with adult) 843.883.3914.

Wednesdays
WHAT: Toddler Days
WHERE: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.
WHEN: 10-11 a.m.
MORE INFO: Toddler Day classes are designed for toddlers (18 months – 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to play and explore in The Charleston Museum. With a focus on developing fine motor skills, each program includes four craft projects as well as finger paints, a puppet stage, a sandbox, and more. $6 Members/$9 Non-Members. To register visit CharlestonMuseum.org.

Thursdays
WHAT: Mah Jongg Nights (adults)
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue.
WHEN: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
MORE INFO: Learn to play the fun and fast-paced game of American Mah Jongg.  Beginners welcome. 843.883.3914.
 
WHAT: Jazz Night
WHERE: The Refuge, IOP
WHEN: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
MORE INFO: The Todd Beals Trio hosts jazz every Thursday night.Traditional swing tunes, ballads and bossa novas. Singers & horn players welcome. For info visit CharlestonJazz.com.
 
WHAT: Sullivan’s Island Farmers Market
WHERE: 1921 I’on Ave.
WHEN: 2:30-6:30 p.m.
MORE INFO: Live music, vendors, youth activities. For details visit SullivansIsland-SC.com/FARMERSMARKET.aspx.

FRIDAYS

WHAT: Board Game Afternoon (family)

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue.

WHEN: 1:30-3:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: Come play with our games or bring your own. 843.883.3914.

Third Friday of the Month
WHAT: Homeschool History Days
WHERE: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.
WHEN: 10-11 a.m.
MORE INFO: A special program for home schooling families. These programs feature one of our field trip classes, a chance to go through the Museum, and an activity. Free with paid admission. To register visit CharlestonMuseum.org.

 

Friday, June 8
WHAT: Friday Night Boogie
WHERE: Mt. Pleasant Pier
WHEN: Gates at 7 p.m., Music at 8 p.m.
MORE INFO: DJ Jim Bowers spins beach music. Advance tickets are $8 per person. Space is limited, advance purchase is recommended. If available, tickets sold on site are $10. To purchase tickets, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843.795.4386.

WHAT: Porkchop Productions: RAPunzel (children)
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
MORE INFO: Enjoy children’s theatre with a musical twist. 843.883.3914.
 
WHAT: Board Game Afternoon (family)
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue.
WHEN: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
MORE INFO: Come play with our games or bring your own. 843.883.3914.

WHAT:Friday Night Boogie
WHERE: Mount Pleasant Pier
WHEN: 7 – 11 p.m.
MORE INFO: For ages 21 and up. The Mount Pleasant Pier will be rockin’ with the sounds of DJ Jim Bowers as he plays a variety of line dancing hits, unforgettable oldies, and beach music classics! Beverages, food, and snacks will be available for purchase on-site. Advance purchase is recommended. Photo ID is required. Fee: $8/$10 on-site (if available).

Saturday, June 9
WHAT: Shaggin on the Cooper
WHERE: Mt. Pleasant Pier
WHEN: Gates at 7 p.m., Music at 8 p.m.
MORE INFO: The Coppertones, a five-member, Charleston-based band performs shag and beach music. Advance tickets are $8 per person. Space is limited, advance purchase is recommended. If available, tickets sold on site are $10. To purchase tickets, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843.795.4386.

WHAT: Second Annual Maritime Expo
WHERE: Battery Gadsden
WHEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
MORE INFO: Free family event showcases classic wooden boats of all descriptions, view and interact with a new Maritime Museum at the NPS Coast Guard Station Boathouse and take part in a silent auction. Children may build and race paper boats, see how a real Bevin’s Skiff is built, participate in National Park Service and Coast Guard activities and play with “Coastie” the Robot.

WHAT: STAR Therapy Dogs (children)
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
MORE INFO: Read to a furry friend. 843.883.3914.

WHAT: Shaggin’ on the Cooper: The Coppertones
WHERE: Mount Pleasant Pier
WHEN: 7-11 p.m.
MORE INFO: Join us on the Mount Pleasant Pier for some Shaggin’ on the Cooper! Enjoy scenic views of the Charleston Harbor while dancing to live classic oldies and beach music performed by The Coppertones. Beverages and food will be available for purchase on-site. Outside alcohol, beverages and coolers are strictly prohibited. Photo ID required to gain entry. Advance purchase is recommended. A registered chaperone is required for ages 15 and under. Fee: $8/$10 on site (if available).

Monday, June 11 – 17
WHAT: Charleston Pirate Week
WHERE: Charleston Pirate Tours, Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, The Powder Magazine, The Charleston Museum and The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon
WHEN: June 11 – 17
MORE INFO: Charleston remembers the 300th anniversary of colonial piracy through a series of family friendly programs. Museums, historic sites, and others will offer programming centered on the Golden Age of Piracy. Events include, live theater, lectures, walking tours, and adventures for children. To see a complete list of the venues and schedules, visit www.ColonialCharleston.com

Tuesday, June 12
WHAT:  POE-etry Writers Group
WHERE:  CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue
WHEN:  10:30 a.m.
MORE INFO: Gather with fellow poets to share and improve your work.  843.883.3914.

Thursday, June 14
WHAT: Queen St. Harmony Music Series
WHERE: Queen St. Playhouse, (formerly Footlight Players)
WHEN: 7 p.m.
MORE INFO: Awendaw Green announces the first Queen Street Harmony 2018 Music Series with Ferdinand the Bull, Avi Jacob and HoneySmoke. Tickets $10 in advance at citypapertickets.com or $12 at the door.

Friday, June 15
WHAT: Jungle Jim: 80s Rock the Library (children)
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
MORE INFO: Laugh aloud to a 1980s-themed balloon show. 843.883.3914.

Saturday, June 16
WHAT: Making Music (children)
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
MORE INFO: Create rhythm instruments from everyday objects. 843.883.3914.

WHAT: Beach Lovers Book Club: The Handmaid’s Tale (adult)
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
MORE INFO: Come for a discussion of Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Light refreshments provided. 843.883.3914.

WHAT: Cast Off Fishing Tournament
WHERE: Mount Pleasant Pier
WHEN: 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.
MORE INFO: Enter this tournament with prizes awarded for the three largest catches in the Big Fish category. On-site registration begins at 6 a.m. Tournaments held rain or shine. Adult chaperone required for ages 15 and under. Fee: $10/$8 Senior & ages 3-12/$5 Fishing Pass Holder

Friday, June 22
WHAT: Gran’Daddy Junebug (children)
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
MORE INFO: Mitch Capel shares music and stories. 843.883.3914.

Saturday, June 22 & 23
WHAT: The Battle of Sullivan’s Island
WHERE: Fort Moultrie
WHEN: Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
MORE INFO: The National Park Service presents the 242 anniversary of the Battle of Sullivan’s Island, one of the first patriot victories in the American Revolution. Free activities include musket firing demos, artillery firing demos and camp life simulation.

Saturday, June 23
WHAT: Sullivan’s Island Fire and Rescue’s 69th Annual Fish Fry
WHERE: Under the big tin
WHEN: 5-8 p.m.
MORE INFO: Live music from the Shem Creek Boogie Band. Proceeds benefit the Sullivan’s Island Fire and Rescue

WHAT: Mt. Pleasant Seafood Fish Print Fun (children)
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
MORE INFO: Make art for your wall, or bring a t-shirt to print. 843.883.3914.

June 27
WHAT: Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers and the Wood Brothers
WHERE: The Gaillard Center
WHEN: 7:30 p.m.
MORE INFO: The Gaillard Center presents Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers and the Wood Brothers. Tickets $35-$88 (+ applicable fees) at gaillardcenter.org.

 

Saturday, June 30

WHAT: 2018 Farm to Table Supper

WHERE: 2414 Rockland Avenue, Wadmalaw Island, SC

WHEN: 6-9 p.m.

MORE INFO: Join the Lowcountry Land Trust for our 4th Annual Farm-to-Table Supper hosted by the Ambrose Family. The evening will include live music, local drinks, and a delicious meal served fresh from the Ambrose Farm. Tickets are $65 per person and can be purchased at lowcountrylandtrust.org.

July 4
WHAT: Uncle Sam Jam
WHERE: Mount Pleasant Pier
WHEN: 7 – 11 p.m.
MORE INFO: Get your tickets early! Celebrate the Fourth of July on the Mount Pleasant Pier! Dance to Carolina beach and party music performed by Ellen Drive, at an excellent venue for viewing fireworks displays throughout the Lowcountry. Beverages will be available for purchase. Outside alcohol, beverages and coolers are strictly prohibited. Tickets are $10 and are limited; advance purchase is recommended.

Saturday, July 7
WHAT: “Music Under the Oaks” Summer Concert Series: Ann Caldwell
WHERE: Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
WHEN: 11 a.m.
MORE INFO: The one-hour concert will feature Ann Caldwell. Visitors are encouraged to bring chairs or a picnic blanket, sunscreen, and insect repellent. There is no cost to the event.

Saturday, August 4
WHAT: “Music Under the Oaks” Summer Concert Series: The Plantation Singers
WHERE: Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
WHEN: 11 a.m.
MORE INFO: The one-hour concert will feature The Plantation Singers. Visitors are encouraged to bring chairs or a picnic blanket, sunscreen, and insect repellent. There is no cost to the event.

IOP Rec. Calendar

Isle of Palms Recreation Center www.iop.net 843-886-8294 Sand Sculpting Competition Saturday, May 28 9am at Front Beach Isle of Palms Categories for competition include Children (14 & under), Young Adult (15 – 20), Family (1 adult and 1 child), Adult (21 and older). Award categories include Most Creative, Best Architecture and Best in Show. Free. …

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